elevation

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Definitions for elevation

  • noun - the act of increasing the wealth or prestige or power or scope of something; "the aggrandizement of the king"; "his elevation to cardinal"
  • noun - drawing of an exterior of a structure
  • noun - (ballet) the height of a dancer's leap or jump; "a dancer of exceptional elevation"
  • noun - distance of something above a reference point (such as sea level); "there was snow at the higher elevations"
  • noun - the event of something being raised upward; "an elevation of the temperature in the afternoon"; "a raising of the land resulting from volcanic activity"
  • noun - a raised or elevated geological formation
  • noun - angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object)
  • noun - the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development; "his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty"; "the artist's gifts are at their acme"; "at the height of her career"; "the peak of perfection"; "summer was at its peak"; "...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame"; "the summit of his ambition"; "so many highest superlatives achieved by man"; "at the top of his profession"
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    Synonyms for elevation

    lift altitude peak meridian raising ALT pinnacle tiptop aggrandizement natural elevation acme summit top aggrandisement EL height superlative

    Antonyms for elevation

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    Holonyms for elevation

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    Hypernyms for elevation

    plan rise geological formation level architectural plan rising formation stage increase leap ascent angular position point step-up distance ascension degree

    Hyponyms for elevation

    ego trip grade upland promontory ridge isometry ground level hill headland swell self-aggrandizement altitude water level mountain head self-aggrandisement height highland mount foreland

    Meronyms for elevation

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    Sounds like elevation

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